HC notice to Karti Chidambaram’s CA on ED plea

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The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Chartered Accountant of Congress leader P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram on an Enforcement Directorate plea seeking cancellation of his bail in the INX media money laundering case. The court has listed the matter for hearing on August 16. The Enforcement Directorate has challenged the trial… Read more »

Supreme Court junks plea to nationalise rivers

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The Supreme Court today junked a plea seeking nationalisation of all the rivers and dams in the country and handing over their operation and control to the Centre. A bench of Chief Justice Diak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud dismissed the plea, saying it cannot nationalise all the rivers and… Read more »

HC to govt: Work out plan to improve medical facilities in Tihar

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Noting that the inmates lodged in Tihar Jail here are being referred to outside hospitals for even basic treatments, the Delhi High Court has directed the chief secretary of the city government to convene a meeting to work out a plan for improving facilities at the central jail. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita… Read more »

Supreme Court refuses to interfere with Bengal panchayat poll process

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The Supreme Court today refused to extend the last date for the filing of nominations for panchayat polls in West Bengal, saying it could not interfere with the election process. The top court, however, granted liberty to all candidates to approach the West Bengal State Election Commission for appropriate relief. “We have not interfered with… Read more »

High Court stops infringement of Patanjali trademark

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The Delhi High Court has restrained four ayurveda firms and a trust from manufacturing, selling or advertising any goods or services bearing the mark or word Patanjali’, the registered trademark of yoga guru Ramdev’s company. The order by Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw came on a plea by Ramdev’s company Patanjali Ayurved Ltd which has contended… Read more »

Aadhaar details help mentally-ill woman reunite with family

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Enrolment of a mentally-ill woman under the Aadhaar scheme came handy as it helped her reunite with her family after she went missing over four months ago. The 31-year-old woman was found abandoned on Delhi roads and after being rescued by police, she was sent to short-stay home ‘Nirmal Chhaya’ by a court which had… Read more »